Skip to comments.Second Air Force Academy cadet found dead on campus in same week
Posted on 03/29/2020 3:24:00 PM PDT by ameribbean expat
A second cadet has been found dead at the U.S. Air Force Academy, days after officials reported that a firstie who was due to graduate in May had died.
Cadets and staff were told in an online briefing on Saturday of the latest death at the Colorado Springs, Colo.-based academy, several members of the institutions community told Stars and Stripes, asking not to be named because they were not authorized to comment on the incident.
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reported that a firstie who was due to graduate in May
Sounds almost like a Monk episode.
A cadet is their Senior Year.
Senior cadet, in their first class year.
A firstie is when Pelosi orders a drink with her loose dentures. Bartender, I’ll take a vodka on the rocks, I’m firstie.
A firstie is a senior.
A firstie is a first class cadet - what is normally called a senior.
Hopefully not related “Air Force Academy cadet tests positive for coronavirus”
Det. Lt. Joe Kenda retired in Colorado Springs.
As a USAFA grad, this is concerning on so many levels. The Academys mission is to train officers and warfighters to protect this country. In 2 years, these kids could be flying combat missions, potentially be prisoners of war, and be deployed either fighting or supporting a war. If these kids cant handle being quarantined and disrupted by something like the coronavirus, then we have much bigger problems in how we are training our future leaders and who we select to admit. Bottom line, is most college students cant deal with life and service academy cadets are no different. The Academy is broken on so many levels, that I really question the point of them anymore.
The 1960 Boy Scout Jamboree was in CS.
Paging General O'Niel and the SG-1 team!!
Unfortunately these horrible events tend to occur in clusters. The NYPD had a rash of suicides about eight months ago. Why? Nobody really knows or knows what to do. Sure the Cadets will for the most part will survive and become the warriors and officers you describe. Unfortunately the Superintendent of the USAFA and the Pentagon have no model how to successfully deal with this situation. Sometimes these tragedies result in well meaning actions that are detrimental. Best thing to do if you know a Cadet is to support him or her and let them just talk.
WTH does that have to do with this story???
50th anniversery of boy scouts celebrated in CS
“Bartender, Ill take a vodka on the rocks, Im firstie.”
A First Class Cadet, fourth year of study, and due to graduate and earn their commission.
What’s going on over there?
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